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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art announces free access to 400,000 digital images!

    The MMA in New York announced that they are making a huge number of high-resolution digital images available for free. Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works …

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  • Vehicle of the Sun: The Royal Chariot in the New Kingdom (excerpt from Chasing Chariots, eds. Veldmeijer and Ikram) available for free download

    It is with great pleasure that I announce the availability of my recently published article, “Vehicle of the Sun: The Royal Chariot in the New Kingdom”, for free pdf download. This 20+ page article explores the significance of the king’s chariot and developed from my …

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  • Chasing Chariots coming soon!

    Sidestone Press has announced the forthcoming publication of Chasing Chariots: Proceedings of the First International Chariot Conference (Cairo 2012), edited by André J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram. Although I was unfortunately unable to attend the conference in Cairo last December, my article on the significance …

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  • Forthcoming publication on the symbolism of the royal chariot in New Kingdom Egypt

    It is with immense pleasure that I announce the forthcoming publication of my article “Vehicle of the Sun: The Royal Chariot in the New Kingdom”.  This substantial investigation into the iconographic significance of the king’s chariot in ancient Egypt will appear in the Proceedings of …

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  • Art of Counting founder Amy Calvert to receive PhD in Egyptology

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    It is my great pleasure to announce the successful defense of my Ph.D. dissertation, on which the Art of Counting project is based.  On Friday, January 21, I met my advisor, David O’Connor, my readers, Ogden Goelet and Diana Craig Patch (Associate Curator, Department of …

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  • A shout-out for the geeks behind the Art of Counting

    The Art of Counting website was made possible with the support of Unseen Things and Ultimate Design.  While I need art historians and statisticians to make the project possible, it was the phenomenal expertise of Unseen Things for site design and the reliable hosting services …

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The Art of Counting is dedicated to the memory of Margery Meilleur, who first taught me to view history through the eyes of the images we create.